Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

September, 2017


9th Muharram Ashura processions conclude across Pakistan


LAHORE, SEPT 30 (DNA) – Ashura processions on 9th of Muharram have concluded on Saturday in Punjab metropolis, Karachi, Quetta, Peshawar, Islamabad among other cities. In Lahore, processions were carried out in Pandu Street of Islampura among other areas. In Karachi, the mourners proceeded towards Kharadar and concluded there. Leading procession of 9th Muharram in Rawalpindi was led by the mourners from Chitian Hatian and in Islamabad, a procession was carried out from Asna Ashri Imam Bargah.

Nawaz to leave for London on Oct 5: sources


LAHORE, SEPT (DNA) – Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to fly to London on October 5, sources privy to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz reported on Saturday. Reportedly, the disqualified premier would fly back to his posh Mayfair residence in coming week after around a weeklong stay in Pakistan. He had landed in Islamabad this Monday and convened meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi among leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and appeared for a corruption reference hearing at an accountability court. He visited Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif inRead More

Khurshid Shah alleges PTI of destroying ‘united opposition’


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 30 (DNA) – Opposition Leader in National Assembly Khurshid Shah on Saturday has said that would have given my post to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) happily if they asked for it. In a statement, Khurshid Shah alleged PTI of destroying opposition parties on one matter, adding that such kind of step will benefit the government. Won’t allow anyone to break opposition, he continued. Shah said that decisions of all the important matters were taken after consultation with PTI. He stated Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was appointed as Chief Election CommissionerRead More

27 suspects held in joint operation in Punjab: ISPR

LAHORE, SEPT 30: Ranger personnel display sized weapons and suspects in front of media, on Saturday.=DNA PHOTO

RAWALPINDI, SEPT 30 (DNA)- Ensuring maintenance of law and order in Punjab, Pakistan Rangers in coordination with other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) arrested 27 suspects and recovered huge cache of illegal weapons from their possession during a joint operation in parts of the province. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Rangers along with police have carried out patrolling and flag marches in important areas of major cities and Quick Reaction Forces have been placed near sensitive areas. Extensive Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs) are being carried out in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Multan,Read More

CPEC will bring socio economic revolution in the region


LAHORE, SEPT 30 (DNA) – Vice Chancellor Punjab University Prof Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasar on Saturday said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will benefit entire region besides positively influencing Pakistan socially, economically and politically to a great extent. Talking to a bunch of students at his office led by senior faculty member of Institute of Communication  Studies (ICS), Dr Waqar Ch, he  said CPEC will accrue many economic benefits to China, Pakistan, Russia, Central Asia, and other South Asian countries in terms of trade, investment and people to people contact, itRead More

Imran Khan expresses satisfaction over Shah Mahmood as opposition leader


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 30 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan has expressed satisfaction over Shah Mahmood Qureshi as Opposition Leader in National Assembly. Imran Khan said that he held talks with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) over opposition leader issue despite differences however, no final name has been selected so far. Khan said we will take to streets if the authorities will not elect National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman neutrally. Talking on the issue of dengue outbreak, PTI chief said that we cannot control it as it will automatically endRead More